Articles by Jonathan Herman (54)

Council turnover leaves future leadership unclear

November 30, 2006 Comments are Disabled

The Nov. 7 election of five new members to the 15-person City Council shook up a legislative body that had been largely composed of long-term incumbents.

The Herald’s guide to the 2006 general election

November 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Students who are at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Rhode Island are eligible to vote in today’s general election. Voters must have registered at least 30 days prior to Election Day to cast ballots for local races. If registered less than 30 days before Election Day, they are eligible to cast a limited ballot in U.

Attorney general race hinges on Station fire plea bargain

November 3, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Republican Bill Harsch’s campaign for Rhode Island attorney general received an unexpected boost Wednesday following public accusations that his Democratic opponent, current Attorney General Patrick Lynch ’87, lied intentionally about his involvement in the plea bargain of the owners of The Station nightclub in Warwick.

Democrats look to take Senate seat in upcoming Chafee-Whitehouse contest

October 26, 2006 Comments are Disabled

If the Rhode Island race for U.S. Senate were the Tour de France, Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse would wearing the yellow jersey, as he enjoys an ever-increasing lead over Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75.

Registered voters few, ballots cast even fewer among 75 Waterman addresses

October 23, 2006 Comments are Disabled

As of Friday, 677 Brown students were registered to vote in Rhode Island using their 75 Waterman St. campus box addresses, according to the Office of the Secretary of State.

Clinton headlines $1,000-per-person fundraiser for Whitehouse, R.I. Democrats

October 17, 2006 Comments are Disabled

The man from Hope, Arkansas, spoke Monday night about the Democratic Party’s hopes for this year’s general election at the Hope Awards in downtown Providence.

Brown Republicans hit the trail for Chafee ’75, Carcieri ’65

October 5, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Despite Brown’s reputation as a politically left-leaning university, Republicans on campus are heeding the call for volunteers from the campaigns of Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75 and Gov. Don Carcieri ’65.

New U. poll finds Chafee-Whitehouse race closer than ever

September 21, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75 may have steamrolled over Cranston Mayor Stephen Laffey, his challenger in the Sept. 12 Republican Senate primary, but he trails his Democratic opponent in the general election, former Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse, by a hair.

Council races could hurt Chafee ’75 in Senate primary

September 12, 2006 Comments are Disabled

For Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75, R-R.I., today’s primary election may hinge on voter turnout in the hotly contested Democratic primaries for open Providence City Council seats.

Chafee-Laffey race gets serious with days to go

September 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled

There is no clear leader in the Republican Senate primary race between Cranston Mayor Stephen Laffey and incumbent Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75. Now, with five days remaining before the primary election, both candidates are pulling out all the stops.